In an earlier post, I described the step and lane system of pay. Step and lane, also known as the single salary schedule, is used in 96% of public school districts in the US, and covers virtually all public school teachers.
How did we get this system of pay? And why has it endured for 100 years? Continue reading
Congratulations to our UHS students and band director Scott Litzenberg for their performance in the Rose Bowl Parade with the Cavalcade of Bands.
Attached below is a link to the TV coverage … pretty cool experience!
Thank you to the members of the community who supported our students in making this trip.
Incentives are a powerful motivator of human behavior. And because they are so powerful, we both use and encounter incentives almost daily. Our email in-boxes are filled with incentives to shop right now (“save 50% today only”). Governments have established “sin taxes” to discourage the use of alcohol and tobacco. And as parents we use all kinds of incentives to encourage the right behavior in our children (not all of which are effective!) Continue reading
We are on our fourth post in my series about Rewarding Great Teaching. Last time, we learned about the “Step and Lane” or “single salary schedule” pay system.
Today we look at how teachers move through this pay system, and how individual teachers can increase earnings throughout their career. Continue reading